Public Affairs

February 15: World Mission Sunday

January 29, 2015

[…] impact of the Baptismal Covenant’s call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 305), and to raise awareness of the many ways in which The Episcopal […]

Sermons That Work

Ashes, Ash Wednesday – 2000

March 08, 2000

[…] forehead?” A marvelous question that says everything about living a Christian life and the life of the steward of God’s gifts. For it is this cross, traced with oil at […]

Public Affairs

March 2: World Mission Sunday

February 20, 2014

[…] impact of the Baptismal Covenant’s call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 305), and to raise our awareness of the many ways in which the […]


Presiding Bishop: Three mission questions

February 6, 2007

[…] all people to unity with God and each other in Christ” (p. 855 in the Book of Common Prayer). We're meant to understand that in the broadest possible terms, involving us in mind, […]


EPPN Lenten Series Part 5: Spotlight on Refugees

April 3, 2014

[…] thy eternal changelessness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. – Concluding Collect for Compline, Proposed Book of Common Prayer of 1928, Church of England Dear Fellow Advocate, The preceding collect, which appears in […]


Frank T. Griswold – Biography

February 2, 2018

[…] the Roman Catholic-Anglican Commission from 1998 to 2003 and made significant contributions to the 1979 Book of Common Prayer and to its practical use in the liturgical life of the church. Griswold’s private […]

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Holy Dust, Ash Wednesday – 2023

February 22, 2023

[…] 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21 The Ash Wednesday liturgy is possibly the most meaningful liturgy in our Book of Common Prayer. It offers us an opportunity to stop, reflect on who we are and whose […]



January 15, 2020

[…] of any age are welcome to baptized; we believe in one baptism for the forgiveness of sins, as the “bond which God establishes in Baptism is indissoluble” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 298). Baptism image

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About Us

June 16, 2020

[…] the Homilies, lists 21 homilies that were considered “godly and wholesome” for congregational use ( Book of Common Prayer, pp. 874-875). Carrying on that tradition, the Episcopal Church has been offering Sermons That Work […]


Church Governance

June 26, 2020

[…] Canons of The Episcopal Church; adopt a triennial budget; authorize liturgical texts and amend the Book of Common Prayer; adopt communions and covenants with other churches; set qualifications for orders of ministry and […]



November 23, 2020

[…] global impact of our call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” (Baptismal Covenant, Book of Common Prayer, p. 305). Contact: The Rev. David Copley Director, Global Partnerships and Mission Personnel Click […]



October 15, 2019

[…] January 8, 2021 Read More 2020 Christmas Message December 3, 2020 Read More From the Book of Common Prayer December 2, 2020 Read More Habits of Grace December 1, 2020 Read More Holding […]



June 24, 2020

[…] Hampshire, explores the relationship between the Way of Love and the catechism found in the  Book of Common Prayer. It is built around eight sessions of around an hour each – one session […]


Selected Scripture

August 10, 2020

[…] New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.  Please also see the reading from Jim Wallis’s book, America’s Original Sin, in Session 1 for other relevant scripture passages. Also, of course, please […]


Video Archive

June 25, 2020

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry The 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church Video Archive No post found! Biography Official Photos The Jesus Movement Video Archive Portrait Requests Contact […]

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